ZEELAND PUBLIC SCHOOLS

BOARD OF EDUCATION

REGULAR MEETING MINUTES

October 15, 2018

Cityside Middle School

320 E. Main

6:00 PM

 

PRESENT:           Board of Education: Todd Brennan, Linda Bush, April DeWitt, Rick Dernberger, Mark Snyder, Ron Scott

                            Administrators: Cal De Kuiper, Lynn VanKampen, Jon Voss

ABSENT:             Board of Education: Tom DenHerder

GUESTS:             Sarah Huizenga

 

I.                 CALL TO ORDER:                                                                                 Rick Dernberger

A.   PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:                                                    Cal De Kuiper

B.   RECOGNITION:

C.   ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF VISITORS:                                           

 

 

II.               SUPERINTENDENT COMMENTS

 

 

III.              AGENDA MODIFICATIONS

None  

 

IV.           CONSENT AGENDA

A.          Minutes of the September 17, 2018 regular board meeting will be presented were approved.

         

B.     Approved bills paid as of September 2018.  Checks #125980-126280

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE:                      $1,103,548.46

PAYROLL:                                             $3,721,548.26

TOTAL:                                                 $4,825,096.72

 

C.            2018 - 2019 Overnight Field Trip Requests  were approved.

 

Mark Snyder moved and Ron Scott supported the motion to accept the Consent Calendar as presented.

 

VOTE: All Yes (6)

 

 

V.         DISCUSSION

A.   Enhancement Millage Factual Information - Cal DeKuiper reviewed factual Q and A materials now available through our OAISD.  These materials have been properly vetted through Thrun Law; ZPS will treat these funds as a transparent sinking fund for mental health personnel, student 1:1 technology and safety & security.

Information shared from Zeeland Public Schools

Information shared from Ottawa Area ISD 

B.        Bids for Farm Lease Property - Lynn Van Kampen updated the board on the recent farm lease bids and awards for the two parcels of land.  These leases will be for the 2019 and 2020 farming seasons.   

 

VI.           ACTION

A.  Mark Snyder moved and Ron Scott supported the motion to approve the farm lease bids per the information given tonight’s discussion.

ROLL CALL:          YEA: Brennan, Bush, DeWitt, Dernberger, Snyder, Scott

                NAY: 0

 

 

VII.          SUPERINTENDENT & REPORTS  

A.  OASBA Annual Fall Meeting – Reminder to the board regarding the OASBA General Meeting which will be held Tuesday, November 13, 2018, at Grand Haven High School, 17001 Ferris Street, 6-8 p.m.  Please RSVP to Mary Miilu no later than October 29, 2018.

B. Sarah Huizenga gave the board a tour of the renovations at Cityside Middle School.

 

The regular meeting of October 15, 2018 adjourned at 6:14 P.M.